New Hanover County budget

At the County Commissioner meeting on Monday, June 1st, Chair Julia Olson-Boseman opened with an acknowledgment of local and national demonstrations and urged residents to protest peacefully in an effort to maintain safety and security.

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New Hanover County officials presented the proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1st at a meeting Monday morning.   With the unprecedented impact of the coronavirus pandemic, and the beginning of what could be an above-average hurricane season, there is no proposed tax increase.  

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New Hanover County Commissioners met Monday night to vote on the 2017 – 2018 county budget, which takes effect July 1. Not everyone in attendance was happy with the outcome.

It’s the time of year when municipalities and counties are putting the finishing touches on their budgets for the next fiscal year. 

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New Hanover County’s new fiscal year begins July 1. That means county commissioners will vote June 19 on the new proposed budget. That budget was supposed to be on the agenda at a June 5 public hearing, however the commissioners canceled that session. 

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It’s budget time for New Hanover County. On Thursday, county commissioners will have an open work session to discuss the proposed fiscal year budget for 2016-17, which takes effect July 1. The commissioners expect the final budget to come together relatively smoothly.

New Hanover County Board of Commissioners

When the New Hanover County Commissioners gathered for a budget work session, differences in philosophy fueled some tense debate. 

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New Hanover County is in the midst of budget negotiations.  Despite Cape Fear Community College’s rising operating costs, the recommended budget includes the same amount of money from the county as last year. 

New Hanover County

At this week’s meeting, New Hanover County Commissioners reviewed the recommended budget for 2016-2017.  The proposal includes a 5.5-cent property tax increase.